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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Hypoptopomatinae
Genus: Parotocinclus

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30 species
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Max. Length 2.5 cm TL

 
Parotocinclus amazonensis
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Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus arandai
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Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus aripuanensis
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Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus bahiensis
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Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus bidentatus
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South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Parotocinclus britskii Boeseman, 1974

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Parotocinclus britskii
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Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus cearensis
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Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus cesarpintoi
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Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus collinsae
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Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Parotocinclus cristatus
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Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus doceanus
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Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus eppleyi
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Max. Length 2.0 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus halbothi
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Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus haroldoi
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Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus jacksoni
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Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus jequi
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Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Parotocinclus jimi
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South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Parotocinclus jumbo Britski & Garavello, 2002

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Parotocinclus jumbo
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Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus longirostris
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South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm TL
Parotocinclus maculicauda (Steindachner, 1877)

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Parotocinclus maculicauda
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Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus minutus
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Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus muriaensis
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Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus planicauda
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Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus polyochrus
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Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus prata
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Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus robustus
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Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus seridoensis
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South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Parotocinclus spilosoma (Fowler, 1941)

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Parotocinclus spilosoma
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Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus spilurus
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Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Parotocinclus variola
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Parotocinclus amazonensis South America 2.5 TL 1977
Parotocinclus arandai South America 4.3 SL 2009
Parotocinclus aripuanensis South America 2.1 SL 1988
Parotocinclus bahiensis South America 3.1 SL 1918
Parotocinclus bidentatus South America 3.8 SL 2005
Parotocinclus britskii South America 6 TL 1974
Parotocinclus cearensis South America 5 SL 1977
Parotocinclus cesarpintoi South America 4.0 SL 1939
Parotocinclus collinsae South America 5 SL 1985
Parotocinclus cristatus South America 4 TL 1977
Parotocinclus doceanus South America 4.4 SL 1918
Parotocinclus eppleyi South America 3.0 SL 1993
Parotocinclus halbothi South America 2.0 SL 2014
Parotocinclus haroldoi South America 3.5 SL 1988
Parotocinclus jacksoni South America 4.2 SL 2021
Parotocinclus jequi South America 5.4 SL 2013
Parotocinclus jimi South America 4 TL 1977
Parotocinclus jumbo South America 5.8 SL 2002
Parotocinclus longirostris South America 2.7 SL 1988
Parotocinclus maculicauda South America 6.1 TL 1877
Parotocinclus minutus South America 3.3 SL 1977
Parotocinclus muriaensis South America 3.1 SL 2005
Parotocinclus planicauda South America 4.3 SL 2003
Parotocinclus polyochrus South America 3 SL 1988
Parotocinclus prata South America 5.0 SL 2002
Parotocinclus robustus South America 4.2 SL 2012
Parotocinclus seridoensis South America 4.3 SL 2013
Parotocinclus spilosoma South America 6 TL 1941
Parotocinclus spilurus South America 4 SL 1941
Parotocinclus variola South America 2.9 SL 2015



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